Virginia Has Its 2009 Candidate for Governor
We often forget that 2010 isn’t the only big election around the corner. In Virginia and New Jersey, gubernatorial elections are occurring and Republicans have their candidate: Attorney General Bob McDonnell became the 2009 GOP nominee for Governor on Friday. That was the state party’s deadline to file paperwork to seek the nomination at next year’s convention. Nobody filed to oppose McDonnell. Lieutenant Governor Bill | Read More »
Virginia ’09–Local elections, global implications
There is no allowance for election fatigue in Virginia. There are no off years in the commonwealth. In even-numbered years we have the Federal elections along with the rest of the country. While most states take the odd-numbered years off. But in the Old Dominion, those years are for the elections for state offices.
Rokey is all alone with the military ballots he won’t count
Today, the Fairfax Times reports that Rokey Suleman still is not counting those military ballots we have been telling you about: “It kills me to not count those votes,” Suleman said. “As much as I hate the law, I can’t ignore it.” Rokey must know something we don’t know. And something that the State Board of Elections doesn’t know, because they have told him the | Read More »
the McCain/Palin rally in Fairfax, Virginia
Grand Old Partisan attended the McCain/Palin rally in Fairfax, Virginia yesterday. The crowd was huge and joyous and enthusiastic. See the Grand Old Partisan blog for photos. Among the preliminary speakers were Senator Fred Thompson, Rep. Tom Davis and Rep. Frank Wolf. Other Virginia luminaries in attendance, with whom I spoke, included former Governor Jim Gilmore, Attorney General Bob McDonnell and former Attorney General Jerry | Read More »